Josh Duggar breaks silence for first time since molestation scandal, sends birthday wish to son

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Josh Duggar Breaks His Social Media Silence

Embattled reality star Josh Duggar made his first Instagram post in four weeks on Monday, breaking his social media silence that began after his molestation scandal broke last month.

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The father of three wished his 4-year-old son Michael James a happy birthday, posting a picture of his son along with the caption, "Happy 4th birthday, Michael James!"

Josh's wife Anna also wished their son a happy birthday, writing, "So glad to be in Arkansas celebrating Michael's 4th birthday -- we love you Mikey!"

So glad to be in Arkansas celebrating Michael's 4th birthday -- we love you Mikey!

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A week ago, sources told ET that Josh and his family were moving from Maryland back to Arkansas, where the Duggar family is based.

These posts come just days after one of Josh's victims, sister Jessa Seewald, broke her own social media silence to post the ultrasound of her first child with husband Ben Seewald.

"#BabySeewald makes a first appearance today!!!" she wrote. "#19weeks3days Yay! Almost halfway! Your daddy and I love you soooo much!"

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Earlier this month, Jessa and sister Jill Dillard confirmed to Fox News' Megyn Kelly that they were two of Josh's victims.

"Well, I think in the case of what Josh did, it was very wrong," Jessa said. "I'm not going to justify anything that he did or say it was OK, not permissible, but I do want to speak up in his defense against people who are calling him a child molester or a pedophile or a rapist, [like] some people are saying. I'm like, 'That is so overboard and a lie, really.' I mean, people get mad at me for saying that, but I can say this because I was one of the victims."

"Josh was a boy, a young boy in puberty and a little too curious about girls," she added. "And that got him into some trouble."

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